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Bellymack Hill Farm - Kite Feeding Station

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ABSOLUTELY BRILLIANT!!

This place is awesome! Warm friendly welcome from staff and the view was breathtaking!! The farms... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Samantha S
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Best afternoon out for ages!

What a great experience. This is the best afternoon we’ve spent for ages. It got better once the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
mandyallen286
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
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“viewing area”(8 reviews)
“per adult”(11 reviews)
“wild birds”(4 reviews)
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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| Off the B795 Road, Laurieston, Castle Douglas DG7 2PJ, Scotland
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+44 1556 670464
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had so looked forward to this and were so disappointed. We arrived at 12 as had been regaled with stories of kite-laden trees with birds waiting for feeding time. The Weather closed in with intermittent heavy rain sleeting in through the viewing windows. By...More

1  Thank Sandra L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived just before 2pm for the feeding. Money taken and then managed to work out where to sit as no direction was given. The kites were gathering ready, but after the food was put out they didn’t come down to feed. We sat for 2...More

Thank mazfc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After reading loads of great reviews we turned up an hour early to get a good view. At 2pm she came with the food. Twenty plus red kites all circled overhead, fifty plus excited people who all paid £5 waited to see an acrobatic aerial...More

Thank Rebecca R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is awesome! Warm friendly welcome from staff and the view was breathtaking!! The farms had been digging up the fields so when the food was chucked there wasn't much action.. We were assured that the red kites would start swooping... they then started...More

1  Thank Samantha S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a great experience. This is the best afternoon we’ve spent for ages. It got better once the noisy people had gone because the hoards of kites circling came down to eat after that! We stayed the full two hours, tea and cake was delightful...More

Thank mandyallen286
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Charged £5 per person to see Kites being fed and walk around their fields. Not worth the money. Kites fed at 2pm. They don't come down to feed until around 3-330pm. You can see this from the side of the car park. Fields full of...More

Thank daynat118
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

Worth a visit, fantastic watching the kites swoop in for food. Little bit windy on the terrace. Feeding time is 2pm on the dot. Make sure you have your camera.

Thank FeeM0rgan
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

We come every year when we are on holiday in scotland and each year it just gets better and better. It's an experience not to be missed and the staff are great. It's not just kites either as if you take the walk you get...More

Thank Leopard1992
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Yes you can watch the birds overhead from the car park, but got a fiver and free kids go see them dive for the food and use the complimentary binoculars. It’s an awesome experience. Used the cafe for a cup of tea and used the...More

Thank nessie2665
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Feeding starts at 2pm, get there early to ensure you get a seat and don’t have to stand. £5 per adult cash only. Kites arrive from 1pm ish, approx 100+ arrived whilst we watched, fed road kill and meat from locality. It is amazing to...More

1  Thank Sharon E
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brijduck
11 April 2018|
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Response from David S | Reviewed this property |
it is £5 per adult with kids free. No charge for parking.
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0298ems
18 March 2018|
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Yes you can..
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Julie S
5 January 2018|
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Response from Suzi S | Reviewed this property |
Yes we took our dog. As long as you keep it on a lead you’ll be fine 😁
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